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for the american people. opposition mounts to the nsa's mass collection of the phone records of millions of americans, the guardian reveals the existence of another secret contractxkeyscore, the barely everything the user does on the internet including e- mail, online chats, and browsing history. we will speak to spencer ackerman and longtime innocent expert journalist james bamford. his most recent article is headlined, "they know much more than you think." >> they claim we are only doing international, only doing foreign communications. when you're asking for local phone calls throughout the united states, everybody in the united states on a daily basis, where is the truth in all of these claims? >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the sentencing hearing for army whistleblower bradley manning began wednesday with a prosecution witness undermining the state's own claims manning's disclosures to wikileaks harm the united states. on wednesday, retired brigadier general robert carr, who oversaw the pentagon
>>> the nsa's deputy director faces tough questions about edward snowden today. the former head of the nsa out front to respond. let's go "outfront." >>> the national security agency under fire again for its spying programs. today the obama administration declassified and released three documents outlining the phone and internet data collection programs. right before that agency's deputy director faced tough questions on capitol hill about edward snowden. >> for a 29-year-old school dropout to come in and take out massive, massive amounts of data, it is obvious that there weren't adequate controls. has anyone been fired? >> no, sir, not yet. >> who double checked snowden? >> there are checks at multiple levels. there are checks at moments when a person might be doing at any point in time. >> obviously failed. >> outfront tonight general hayden who ran the nsa until 2005. he's also the former director of the cia. general, thank you very much for being with us. i want to start with the back and forth that you heard there. obviously as you heard and nearly half a million private co
had more questions than ever and when the head of the n.s.a. spoke to a cyber security conference he gotten a enexpected reaction from just underlined the growing skepticism about the agency's methods. here's homeland security bobrespondent bob orr. >> how do we defend this country? >> reporter: as n.s.a. chief .eith alexander was defending nge government's data collection ollectms at a cyber security conference in las vegas, he was egasrrupted by hecklers. interrupted by hecklers. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: intelligence officials are also feeling pressure from a skeptical congress. democrat patrick leahy is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. >> so what's going to be next? when is enough enough? i think congress has to carefully consider the powerful surveillance tools that we grant to the government. >> reporter: to ease some of the fears, the obama administration today declassified three top- secret documents detailing the n.s.a.'s mass collection of u.s. phone records. a surveillance program first revealed by edward snowden. this is the april, 2013, o
administration released new documents on wednesday on nsa surveillance programs surely before a senate committee hearing. officials from the fbi, nsa, and justice department testified about the use of the foreign intelligence surveillance act to gather information on u.s. citizens. this part of the hearing is under two hours. >> good morning. today, the issue of committee will scrutinize government surveillance programs conducted on the foreign intelligence surveillance act or if i said. in the years since september 11, congress has repeatedly expanded the scope of pfizer and has given the government sweeping new powers to collect information on law-abiding americans. we must consider whether those laws have gone too far. americans have learned that one of these authorities, section 215 of the usa patriot act has been secretly interpreted to authorize the collection of phone records on an unprecedented scale. information was leaked about section 702 of fisa, which authorizes the collection of to medications of foreigners overseas. i do not condone the way these and other highly classified progra
the nsa can monitor you without a warrant. >>> game over for a-rod? the yankees slugger reportedly negotiating a settlement. how long he could be forced to sit out. >> long, long. >> long time. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm michael pereira. >>> up first today, it's sentencing day for ariel castro, the ohio man who kept three women imprisoned in his home for at least a decade. castro pleaded guilty last week to more than 090 counts including murder and kidnapping. it was a deal that spared him a possible death sentence and we're expected to hear from one of castro's victims. as new details emerge from this decade of horror. >> reporter: prosecutors failed a sentencing memorandum thursday detailing how he kidnapped amanda berry, gina dejesus and the abuse they endured. they kept a diary. castro also admitted to having the girls chained by their ankles with only one meal a day, showering infrequently. while he had sexual lu assaulted them. he said that he had other victims but some of them made it home and others had not. castro pleaded
beginning 9:00 a.m. eastern. >>> nsa's top secret surveillance programs under fire. president obama and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are going to hold a closed door meeting at the white house to discuss privacy as another edward snowden bomb shell is dropped detailing how much the intelligence agency is spying or could be spying on your internet activities. barbara starr with more on this. new revelations. how is the administration responding to it this time? >> this meeting at the white house may be a sign that the administration is willing to change the program but is not going to give up on it. the obama administration under attack for its surveillance programs. national security agency director keith alexander heckled. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: while congress questions is the nsa spying on us. who is accountable for edward snowden's leaks? >> anyone asked to resign or offered to resign? >> no one. >> reporter: the administration declassified more documents in an effort to show the surveillance is vital to national security. even as a new article unveiled mor
in which he blamed his addiction, blamed the fbi, blamed just about everybody except himself. plus, the nsa leaker and fugitive ed snowden walking free in russia, after more than a month holds up in an airport there. now some u.s. lawmakeres are calling roche's move, quote, a slap in the face. >> we are awaiting a bombshell that could rock major league baseball. officials set to hand down punishment in the steroid scandal and it could be big trouble for a-rod, the highest paid player in the history of the game, all of that straight ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >>> first from fox at 3:00. there was harmony in the house where he held three women captive in chains for more than a decade, and the sex he had with them was mostly consentual. those incredible claims from ariel castro in court today as he faced one of the three survivors of his abuse who told him his time in hell is just beginning. all of that before big sentenced to life in prison no life of parole. and today relatives of the victims telling the court how those women are greg stronger each day, and then the third
, if we're getting these constant reports out of the nsa that it went beyond just collecting over 115 million american phone records, to the latest news that is was every e-mail, every site folks went on so much information, so fast, they really couldn't even hold it that long because it was too massive to hold. that does raise the kind of concerns that senator paul has had, that chris christie seems to dismiss. >> but first of all, of course, we always need to be reviewing the scope of what the government is doing and whether it's justified, and that should be constant he reviewed. the problem is that the tactics the government uses to gather intelligence, the more public it is, eeasier for enemies to esaid it. so it's difficult to have an open debate. and there's so much misinformation in the press. i wouldn't dismiss these concerns offhand. if you're back home and you all of a sudden realize the government has the capable and is gathering information on every phone call made in america, you're concerned how that could be used not just by the government but by individuals working fo
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secret documents. materials former nsa contractor edward snowden lake shore drive to the press. this after mounting pressure for the government to limit its surveillance of phone records. among the newly released documents the order that required verizon to turn over millions of phone records. today senators questioned top officials about the nsa's surveillance program. >> i believe based on what i have seen and i read intelligence regularly that we would place this nation in jeopardy if we eliminated these two programs. >> they argue the programs are crucial to national security and prevented terrorist attacks but opponents say the program crossed the line. >>> the president gave a pep talk to congressional democrats before they head home for the summer recess. cbs reporter tara mergener about his message on the economy and jobs. >>> reporter: president obama made the 1.6-mile trip down pennsylvania avenue to rally his democratic troops. he brought a simple message. >> jobs, middle class, broke. >> reporter: democrats asked the president for help in next year's midterm electio
intelligence committees. critics to say that the nsa has exceeded its authority under the foreign intelligence surveillance act. all on capitol hill, acting internal revenue service director daniel were folks will -- grow by the house ways and means committee. the central focus of the hearing on his agency's implementation of obamacare enforcement as well as the ongoing congressional investigation of the irs targeting of conservative nonprofit -- nonprofit groups. fox news chief congressional correspondent with our report. >> acting commissioner was asked in the house ways and means committee hearing why irs employees want to be exempt from obamacare when it will play a key role with it. >> why are your employees trying to exempt themselves from the very law your test to enforce? >> seconds before myself. i prefer to stay with the current policy that i am pleased with rather than go through a change if i don't need to. >> this as newly revealed e-mails suggests the irs may haae shared confidential tax information with the federal election commission, a violation of law. the committee is demand
: the release comes amid reports of a new n.s.a. spying program on internet activity. we look at the latest revelations and the secret court at the center of the controversy. >> ifill: then, ben bernanke's tenure as federal reserve chairman nears its end, as the debate over who will replace him begins. we examine how that choice could affect the economic recovery. >> brown: egypt's government ordered police to take all means necessary to disband protests in support of the ousted president. margaret warner explores the potential for violence and the actions of the new military rule. >> ifill: and in india, child labor is outlawed, but a staggering number of children still toil away. fred de sam lazaro reports on efforts to change that practice. >> the combination of official and middle-class indifference, and dire poverty, drives perhaps 50 million children into the workplace. some as young as six or seven. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committe
the death penalty. >>> in a statement, nsa leaker edward snowden thanked the russian federation for granting him one year of temporary asylum, criticizing the obama administration for showing, quote, no respect for the law. the white house says it is extremely disappointed in russia's decision. president obama will meet with lawmakers on the nsa surveillance program. they deny a report that it tracks all internet data. in a statement to fox news the nsa says the allegations that the analysts can scour any individual's e-mails, chats, web searches, are quote, simply not true. we'll have a lot more on that throughout the day. those are the headlines. i'm jamie colby. back to lori and adam. adam: thank you very much, jamie. we have breaking news for you. carl icahn commencing litigation in a court in delaware against dell and dell's board of directors. that lawsuit seeks to prevent dell from changing stockholder voting requirements in the merger agreement, changing the record date which would allow new purchasers of the stock to vote on the deal. icahn is seeking damages from dell and its direc
rights. time to hit that reset button again. nsa officials say no one has been fired over snowden's abilitity to steal huge amounts of classified information from the computers. with snowden out of reach for at least the next year, he won't be giving any answersment and with that asylum, it means he's free to share even more information. >> chris lawrence. pretty incredible development. democratic adam shift. congressman, good to talk to you. this feels like a really big slap in the face, doesn't it? >> it does. and it's deeply disappointing, although probably not altogether unexpected. putin has made a past time out of poking his finger in the eye of the united states. but it's all the more reason why the president shouldn't give him the benefit of a one on one meeting. that's something that he also looks to boost his credibility at home. and there ought to be significant consequences to this slap in the face and this really ignoring of international law and precedent. >> as you mentioned, the president is set to meet with the president of russia in moscow before the g-20 gatheri
both parties to talk about the nsa's batta mibatta -- data mining. one house member said there will be legislation aimed at building confidence in the programs. >> thank you. >>> more subpoenas coming from house republicans to the state department over benghazi. oversight committee chairman issa is demanding documents relating to the review of what happened when four americans were killed. issa says the state department has ignored requests for months. virginia republican congressman says tomorrow he will resubmit all of the questions he has over the past three weeks regarding benghazi so they will be in the congressional record. today he asked who in the white house knew what was going on in the cia annex and is calling for a select committee to investigate. >>> texas republican says he will try to force a vote on that very proposal. >>> confusion tonight on u.s. policy on drones. secretary of state told pakistani tv president obama has a timeline to end the use of the drones to kill terrorists. officials in yemen say three alleged al qaeda members were killed today by a
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